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House prices only edged up slightly across Europe last year, but Swedes experienced a massive jump in the cost of buying a new home.
Housing prices are once again rising in Sweden, with more and more homes being put up for sale, according to fresh statistics.
After claims she was given special treatment to secure an apartment in Stockholm, Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström could be questioned as part of a corruption investigation.
After record price hikes last year, some property experts argued the market would cool in 2016. But new figures released on Monday suggest that Swedes hoping to barter for a bargain with sellers could struggle.
A Swedish trade union is facing accusations of allowing top bosses and senior politicians jump its Stockholm apartments queue while the capital battles a record housing shortage.
Previously spiralling property prices in Stockholm and Gothenburg have dipped this autumn. But will they pick up again in 2016?
What's the first thing you do after snapping up a luxury six million kronor ($704,000) villa in Sweden, with sea views, two kitchens and a fireplace? If you're Hugh Grant: you raze it to the ground.
Property prices in Sweden may have doubled over the last 10 years, but there are still opportunities to get a real bargain in the countryside. Dennis Toth tells The Local how he renovated an old church he bought for just one Swedish krona.
Sweden's housing market is continuing to heat up, despite warnings from top economists that the situation is a bubble waiting to burst.
Living on a boat in Stockholm used to be the preserve of the rich. But as the city's housing crisis swells, could more affordable floating accommodation help provide a solution to the shortage? The Local investigates.